Saw this at the huntington gardens - blue puya (puya berteroniana) native to chile . is a terrestrial bromeliad related to the pineapple . bees & birds love it . I have seen one of these in a botanical gardens and yes it IS this blue.
Orchid - The Queen of Sheba - Thelymitra speciosa - This flamboyant beauty is native to Western Australia. It grows in open, sandy clays in exposed plains within the Wheatbelt. It takes between 7 to 10 years to flower-
These beautiful flowers should have a different name other than hooker lips. Psychteria Elata , also known as Hookers Lips is a South American rare flower with very special look.Hookers Lips – Flower that wants to kiss you!
Pachypodium flower, Pachypodium namaquanum, Richtersveld National Park, South Africa (a succulent single-stemmed plant growing to 4 metres tall in the arid, rocky mountains of the Richtersveld in the Northern Cape and southern Namibia)